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Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say

The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troo...

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say

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Niger: US military vehicle hits roadside bomb, no casualties NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Authorities in Niger say an American military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the troubled West African country but no one was killed. The prime minister’s press office said the incident happened Saturday night near a Nig...
20:39, 06/09/2019

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest attack in recent weeks in the restive North Waziristan region, officials said....
11:00, 06/08/2019

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in the restive northern Sinai province....
14:00, 06/13/2019

US talk of growing threat from Iran sparks worries of war International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
10:52, 05/15/2019

Blast near shrine in Pakistan leaves at least 9 dead, officials say At least nine people were killed and many wounded by a blast targeting a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, according to officials....
12:52, 05/08/2019

Blast in Pakistani city Quetta kills four police: officials An improvised bomb rigged to a motorcycle and apparently targeting a police vehicle exploded near a mosque in the western Pakistani city of Quetta on Monday, killing at least four policemen and wounding 11, officials said....
19:26, 05/13/2019

Kabul car bomb blast targets foreign aid group: security officials A car bomb targeted an international aid organization in an upscale area of Kabul, the Afghan capital on Wednesday, the third day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, sending a plume of smoke and dust into the sky, security officials said....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Americans aren't having enough kids, and it shows Americans aren’t having babies like they used to. In fact, the U.S. birthrate fell to a 32-year low last year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Trade War Fight Song Shows Growing Anti-U.S. Sentiment in China Perhaps nothing captures the growing anti-U.S. sentiment in China better than a song about the trade war that is going viral in Beijing: “If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out of his wits.” This privately-produced song h...
08:26, 05/21/2019

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strai...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
19:00, 06/08/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
02:13, 05/18/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
23:13, 05/21/2019

Surprise! New Poll Shows Americans Lead the Developed World in Climate Change Denial America: Land of the free, home of the brave, and kingdom of deniers. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but a new poll has found that climate denial is thriving in the United States. In fact, the only countries that deny climate change harder than Ame...
02:52, 05/09/2019

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
07:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
20:13, 06/11/2019

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the civil protection authority of the state said the threat was a "false alarm."...
23:13, 05/30/2019

U.S. Officials Raise Alarm of Iranian Threat Targeting American Troops in Iraq The White House and Pentagon made the decision after seeing intelligence that showed new activity on the part of Iranian forces since Friday, officials said....
20:13, 05/06/2019

Fed officials and Trump's latest trade threat could decide whether June starts with a market swoon A Fed policy conference will be a big focus in the week ahead after President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico raised expectations for interest rate cuts....
23:13, 05/31/2019

China shows eagerness to deal despite Trump tariff threat, analysts say By sending Vice Premier Liu He to Washington just 24 hours before President Trump's threat to raise China tariffs to 25% goes into effect, China is signaling that it wants to get a trade deal finished, trade policy analysts say....
08:52, 05/08/2019

Kellyanne Conway on Nadler’s threat to arrest White House officials over subpoenas: ‘Congress needs to calm down’ Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway is firing back Tuesday against Rep. Jerry Nadler’s apparent threat to arrest or fine members of the Trump Administration if they fail to comply with subpoenas issued by the House....
17:52, 04/30/2019

Toyota says Trump's latest tariff threat shows Japanese investments in US 'not welcomed' The company's comments Friday come after the White House said U.S.Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will "address the threatened impairment" of national security from auto imports....
23:13, 05/17/2019

Officials: Video Shows Graves County Man Setting Truck On Fire GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD)– A Western Kentucky man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly set a truck on fire. It happened around 3 p.m. Thursday at a home on Kentucky 849. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the truck, protecti...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the...
18:52, 04/28/2019

| US military vehicle hit by bomb in Niger A US military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Niger, the site of a deadly jihadist attack on American forces in 2017, the military has announced....
11:00, 06/10/2019

17 soldiers killed in Niger, 11 said missing after ambush NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger’s defense ministry says 17 soldiers have been killed and 11 are missing after an ambush by jihadists. The attack took place on Tuesday not far from the volatile border with Mali where Islamic extremists are known to o...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people in Niger An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned, authorities say....
15:52, 05/07/2019

At least 17 Niger soldiers killed in ambush: government spokesman Gunmen killed at least 17 Nigerien troops in an ambush near the Malian border, where several jihadist groups are active, and another 11 soldiers are missing, a government spokesman said on Wednesday....
19:26, 05/15/2019

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Thursday....
16:39, 06/06/2019

Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in southern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says six people were killed when a civilian vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Kandahar province. Provincial councilman Yousof Younosi says all the victims were from a single family — two children,...
10:00, 06/12/2019

Roadside bomb injures tourists on bus near Giza pyramids Incident leaves 17 hurt, Egyptian state TV shows shocked tourists leaving bus with shattered windowsA roadside bomb injured at least 17 people on Sunday when it detonated next to a bus of tourists, close to the Giza pyramids in Cairo.Images of the af...
18:52, 05/19/2019

Pakistan says roadside bomb kills officers, soldier Pakistan's military says a roadside bomb targeting a security vehicle has killed three army officers and an enlisted soldier in a troubled northwestern district bordering Afghanistan....
00:52, 06/08/2019

| In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective - study The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study....
11:26, 06/06/2019

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. It says it found the discipline meted out to nine individuals to be adequate. WednesdayR...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Niger soldiers Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack on Niger soldiers near the Mali border, the group’s Amaq news agency said, without providing evidence....
16:39, 05/16/2019

Germany's Merkel set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to West Africa this week, visiting Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany's commitment to stability and developmental cooperation in the region and support for the countries' fight against extremism...
15:13, 04/29/2019

| 'Terrorist' attack on high-security Niger prison foiled Authorities in Niger have foiled a "terrorist" attack on a high-security prison near the capital Niamey, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum says on Twitter....
08:52, 05/14/2019

Tourist duped into booking roadside shipping container on Airbnb A British tourist in Amsterdam received a shock when he arrived at his Airbnb lodgings to discover he had booked a stay in a roadside shipping container....
13:26, 05/16/2019

Blindsided by FCA-Renault talks, Nissan risks being left by the roadside Nissan found out about Renault's merger talks with Fiat Chrysler just days before they became public, four sources told Reuters, stoking fears at the Japanese carmaker that a deal could further weaken its position in a 20-year alliance with Renault....
16:13, 05/28/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson warned on Tuesday, at a press briefing in Geneva. In March alone, some 88 civili...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Banarasi Paan Adds Flavour To Roadside Debate In PM Modi's Constituency On counting day morning, paan shops in Varanasi were not just selling the 'Banarasi paan', immortalised in the "Khaike paan Banaraswala" song from Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Don". There was also some......
12:13, 05/23/2019

Roadside bomb kills Kenyan police officers near Somali border Blast claimed by Islamist insurgents follows attack in Mogadishu that killed eightA roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya’s border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a Kenyan police spokesman has s...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Tourist bus hit by roadside bomb near Egypt's Giza Pyramids; injuries reported At least a dozen people were injured after tourist bus was hit by a roadside bomb Sunday near a museum being built close to the Giza Pyramids in Egypt....
16:13, 05/19/2019

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four others....
13:26, 06/04/2019

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Suspect in NJ shooting that killed 1, injured 3 is found wounded on Pa. roadside: reports A 27-year-old man accused of shooting four people, one fatally, in New Jersey was found dumped on the side of the road in Pennsylvania a day later with several gunshot wounds....
07:39, 05/08/2019

Pentagon Ends Review of Deadly Niger Ambush, Again Blaming Junior Officers Military leaders have struggled over how to apportion blame over the deaths of four American soldiers amid family members’ demands to hold more senior officers accountable....
06:52, 06/06/2019

'Clean Home' With 'Private Bathroom' on Airbnb Just a Roadside Shipping Container, Guest Says A man says he paid about $150 for what was promised to be a clean home with a private bathroom in Amsterdam, only to find that his Airbnb was a shipping container illegally parked on the side of the road with a bed in it.Read more......
20:13, 05/13/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
14:13, 05/16/2019

New Bunge CEO looks to downsize company before growing again The new chief executive of oilseed processor Bunge Ltd said on Wednesday that the company needs to downsize in the short term and earn "the right to grow again," by avoiding costly mistakes and operating with financial discipline....
00:13, 05/16/2019

She-Ra's Season 2 Is Excellent But Having Growing Pains The first season of Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power channeled the magic of the classic animated series into a surprisingly poignant, heartfelt, and inclusive story about how powerful emotions can pull people closer together or tear them ...
06:39, 05/04/2019

'I'm not ready for it to end': Growing up with Game Of Thrones "Winter is coming," uttered Ned Stark, warning of a seemingly impending doom that could change the future of Westeros before audiences had even had much of a chance to get a sense for its present....
02:52, 05/18/2019

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier...
06:39, 05/23/2019

So the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Is Growing Up--Now What? They grow up so slow, don't they? It's hard to believe but Vanderpump Rules just finished its seventh season in particularly dramatic fashion on Monday night, once again leaving......
02:00, 05/22/2019

Growing scam uses law enforcement as bait TUCSON – Carson Noel said he has received at least 30 of the phone calls. Each one, incredibly believable. “It’s a really well-prepared script and it’s just one of those things where if you are caught off guard you might fall ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Growing secrecy a setback for stakeholders The auto industry is becoming increasingly secretive about information, such as monthly sales reports, that could help stakeholders make smart decisions about their investments....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Relive 'Snake' as an ever-growing bus in 'Snakeybus' Most modern incarnations Snake involve only slight twists on the original formula, but you can't accuse Stovetop of playing it safe. The indie developer has released Snakeybus, a title that has you winding through cities with a bus (what else?)...
18:26, 05/13/2019

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all...
16:39, 06/02/2019

Even Without LeBron, the NBA Playoffs Have Been a Blast These Conference Finals will feature a dozen future Hall of Famers, a couple of MVPs, and—if the first two grounds were any indication—can't-miss television....
19:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-New Bunge CEO looks to downsize company before growing again The new chief executive of oilseed processor Bunge Ltd said on Wednesday that the company needs to downsize in the short term and earn "the right to grow again," by avoiding costly mistakes and operating with financial discipline....
00:13, 05/16/2019

The world’s 20 fastest growing retailers Many retailers are struggling and quite a few are even closing up shop — but these 20 retailers are booming in-store and online.        ...
13:39, 05/15/2019

With ElectionGuard, Microsoft is trying to fix a growing global problem Microsoft has announced the ElectionGuard software developer kit (SDK), along with a new tool within Microsoft 365 called CampaignGuard, at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Both of these pieces of software will attempt to secure elections, and make...
23:00, 05/06/2019

UK has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May It’s not quite as crowded as the Democratic presidential primary, but the number of contenders to succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister is growing. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Saturday became the latest candidate for the job to ...
19:00, 05/25/2019

Pete Alonso’s legend is growing with every swing SAN DIEGO — Amazing season? No, not in the traditional sense for these Mets. Amazing player, though? As the calendar’s pages turn, so grows Pete Alonso’s legend. The Mets’ torturous losing streak ended at four games Tuesday night at Petco Park becaus...
14:52, 05/08/2019

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend t...
18:39, 05/26/2019

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city an...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded, the ships' operators said on Sunday....
17:39, 06/16/2019

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers have targeted a bus....
14:26, 06/03/2019

A growing share of women age 25-54 are working or looking for jobs. Here's why. A growing share of women aged 25 to 54 are working or looking for jobs, outpacing the increase for men. More firms let women balance work and family.        ...
08:26, 05/03/2019

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least £786m ($1bn) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based...
07:26, 06/10/2019

Facebook says its YouTube competitor is growing, but advertisers want more details The company said Wednesday that Watch now has more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people who spend at least one minute on the service per day. By way of comparison, YouTube says more than 1.9 billion watch video every month....
23:52, 06/12/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is investigated....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Planning on growing wealth? Three steps to start investing Market havoc is temporary, but long-term growth through equities can help you fund your retirement. Douglas Boneparth, certified financial planner and president of Bone Fide Wealth, discusses where to begin....
15:39, 05/14/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s free agency defiance is only growing Dallas Keuchel has made it this far and he’s not about to cave in any time soon. The free-agent pitcher doesn’t plan on sitting out the whole year, but he just wants to be compensated fairly. However long it takes for that offer to come by, he will c...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Movement May Be Growing A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dangerous propaganda....
05:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
23:13, 05/23/2019

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farmers may make it out of the summer ok, but others could see major losses at the fall harvest. By now, ...
05:52, 06/12/2019

Sam and the Plant Next Door: growing up with Hinkley Point - video As Hinkley Point C, Britain’s biggest nuclear power plant, rises next door, Sam, 11, dreams of protecting the fish he identifies with. He believes the only way is to go a private school – but his parents can’t afford the offer. As a last resort, they...
18:26, 05/03/2019

A league is born but growing pains ahead in Canada A birth is always a happy occasion, bringing something new into the world a reason to celebrate and so it was on a chilled Saturday as the Canadian Premier League (CPL) arrived onto the sporting scene....
18:13, 04/28/2019

For Musicians, Screen Time Is a Growing Source of Income Licensing music for ads, TV, movies and other visual media—placements known as “sync”—is a growth engine for the recording business and increasingly the way many artists make a living....
19:26, 04/28/2019

US STOCKS-Futures advance on growing hopes of a rate cut U.S. stock index futures pointed to further gains on Wednesday, after the indexes racked up their biggest one-day gains in five months in the prior session, fueled by rising hopes the Federal Reserve would cut rates to counter any hit from spiraling ...
14:52, 06/05/2019

Ocasio-Cortez likens growing cauliflower to colonialism She promised grassroots activism, but this is ridiculous. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken aim at cauliflower, claiming that growing the vegetable in community gardens in non-white neighborhoods is an act of colonialism. “When someone says tha...
00:26, 05/23/2019

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the initiative....
20:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016 Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May to its weakest pace in over two years as factory managers raised concerns about a trade war between the United States and China, a national survey showed on Monday....
19:52, 06/03/2019

The DeanBeat: The Bushnell family — growing up with gaming in your blood Nolan Bushnell is often called the father of the video game industry, but he’s also the father of eight children, and we recently got to see him interact with four of his kids in a conversation about what it was like to grow up Bushnell, with g...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Fed says contacts worry about trade war; economy growing modestly The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday reported that its contacts at companies across the country were worried that international trade tensions could weigh on business even as economic activity picked up....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Blast in Sweden tears through 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say a blast ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern city. It isn’t immediately clear if there are casualties. The explosion has blown out windows and destroyed balconies in the buildings in ...
14:13, 06/07/2019

7 Children Killed In Landmine Blast In Afghanistan A landmine explosion killed seven children and wounded two others in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as war ordnance again claimed civilian lives....
03:00, 05/12/2019

'Miracle' there was no blast as F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse A fire official has said it is a "miracle" there was no explosion after an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near a Southern California air base....
15:00, 05/17/2019

2 missing, 20 injured after Russian TNT plant blast MOSCOW (AP) — Two people are reported missing and nearly 20 injured after an explosion in a Russian plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, about 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determin...
14:39, 06/01/2019

IS claims responsibility for Iraq blast that killed 8 BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Baghdad market the previous day that killed 8 people. The extremist group released a statement early on Friday saying the bomber detonated his explosives ves...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Encarnación, Murphy hit 2 HRs each, Mariners blast Halos 9-3 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Edwin Encarnación hit two homers, including the 400th of his career, and Tom Murphy added two more in the Seattle Mariners’ 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Encarnación and Daniel Vogelbach hit back-to-b...
04:39, 06/10/2019

Nobody hurt in California gas blast that rattled buildings SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say nobody was hurt when an explosion at a chemical plant shook buildings for miles in the San Francisco Bay Area. The blast Saturday at Air Products in Santa Clara sent flames shooting high into the air. It too...
03:00, 06/03/2019

25 injured in Swedish blast that hit 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM — A powerful explosion ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern Swedish city on Friday, slightly injuring 25 people, officials said. The cause of the blast wasn’t immediately known. The explosion blew out dozens o...
11:39, 06/07/2019

Blast from the past comedies, Fawcett bio win in TV ratings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blasts from the past proved irresistible to TV viewers last week. According to Nielsen figures out Wednesday, ABC’s live re-creation of episodes of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” ranked among...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Blast near shrine in Pakistan, nine dead: police At least nine people were killed by a blast targeting a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, officials said....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Three missing after blast on oil tanker in Russia's Makhachkala Three people were missing and two injured on Tuesday after a blast on an oil tanker caused a fire while it was pumping oil in the southern Russian port of Makhachkala, Russia's Transport Ministry said....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Rookie Swanson gets first win, Mariners blast Indians 10-0 CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Erik Swanson didn’t give up a hit until the sixth inning and got his first win, and Jay Bruce blasted a grand slam as the Seattle Mariners snapped a six-game losing streak with a 10-0 blowout of the Cleveland Indians on ...
22:39, 05/05/2019

One dies after Saipem vessel blast in the Caspian Sea One of the 14 people injured after an explosion on a pipe-laying vessel in the Caspian Sea operated by Italian oil service group Saipem has died, a Saipem spokeswoman said on Monday....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Blast of spring snow hits california (KCRA) Winter won’t let go in parts of California. A blast of spring snow hit the High Sierra Thursday. The slick roads caused a semi-truck to crash along Interstate 80, which shut down part of the highway for hours. Chain controls are in effec...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Surrey sign Imran Tahir for T20 Blast Surrey will become the eighth county the veteran South African spinner Imran Tahir has represented after they announced his signing for the T20 Blast this summer....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Six Injured In Blast Outside A Mall In Guwahati; 2 Critical At least six people were injured in a grenade explosion outside a busy shopping mall in Assam's Guwahati today evening. The condition of two people is critical and all the injured have been admitted......
19:52, 05/15/2019

Slovenia to cull growing bear, wolf population after attacks Slovenia's government has approved the culling of dozens of bears and wolves to curb the animals' growing population following a sharp increase in attacks on domestic animals....
16:26, 06/12/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
05:26, 05/22/2019

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot DENVER (AP) — Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state’s cannabis law by raising tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes. State and federal prosecutors said ...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Pak-Origin UK Minister Is Latest In Growing List To Replace Theresa May UK interior minister Sajid Javid became the ninth candidate Monday to enter the race to replace Theresa May as premier, promising to "deliver Brexit" after repeated delays....
18:52, 05/27/2019

UN highlights need to solve growing burden of forcibly displaced Africans With 24.2 million Africans forced from their homes in 2017  ̶  4.6 million more than the previous year  ̶  the UN is hosting a three-day event at UN headquarters, focusing on finding durable solutions to the problem, which is a growing burden on the ...
23:52, 05/21/2019

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bulking up its defenses amid heightened tensions with...
21:26, 05/28/2019

The growing legal and regulatory implications of collecting biometric data Although biometric technologies make the authentication experience easier, the actual collection and storage of the data is presenting new security risks....
00:00, 05/18/2019

Pakistan's Ahmadi community faces growing discrimination, report says Pakistan's Ahmadi community faces growing institutionalized discrimination fanned by last year's election campaign by Prime Minister Imran Khan, the minority movement said in a report issued on Monday....
12:26, 05/06/2019

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
19:52, 06/10/2019

‘Black Leadership Matters’: Why a Racial Rift Is Growing Among N.Y. Democrats A progressive push, fueled by newly energized activists, has alienated the old guard of black leaders, igniting an internal battle with racial overtones....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Joe Hill dishes on ‘NOS4A2’ series and growing up with dad Stephen King When your dad is Stephen King, it makes for an unusual childhood. So it’s no wonder that Joe Hill’s novel about a killer who feeds off children’s souls has been adapted into AMC’s new horror series “NOS4A2.” “When I was 8 years old, my dad did a film...
20:39, 05/31/2019

OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement....
08:52, 06/01/2019

Among the world’s 20 fastest growing retailers, Amazon just ranks at No. 4 Many retailers are struggling and quite a few are even closing up shop — but these 20 retailers are booming in-store and online.        ...
13:39, 05/15/2019

India Just Lost Its Title as World's Fastest-Growing Big Economy India’s gross-domestic-product expansion dipped below 6% last quarter, forcing it to surrender its title as the world’s fastest-growing large economy as citizens and companies held back on spending....
15:13, 05/31/2019

CBD Is Wildly Popular. Disputes Over Its Legality Are a Growing Source of Tension. CBD has grown so popular that you can get it at the mall in some states — but in others, the police say it’s cause for arrest. Regulation has become a chaotic patchwork....
18:00, 05/06/2019

No room for cheats in Jim Ratcliffe's growing sports empire Jim Ratcliffe will pull the plug on Team Ineos or Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon record attempt with immediate effect if either is caught up in cheating....
15:52, 05/23/2019

Jason Vargas leaves early as Mets’ problems keep growing It only gets worse for the Mets. Jason Vargas, who was set to be tasked with pitching essentially until he couldn’t anymore a day after the Mets’ 18-inning, bullpen-depleting loss, left the Mets’ game in Milwaukee after four innings...
04:00, 05/06/2019

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunda...
17:26, 06/09/2019

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airliners ever made, or alternatively, enough Eiffel To...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Trade Risks Prompt Growing Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts Economists are projecting that uncertainty created by the Trump administration’s actions on tariffs will prompt the Fed to cut rates later this year....
20:13, 06/04/2019

There is growing buzz about a LeBron James trade, and the Sixers could be involved The NBA world has begun speculating that LeBron James might not play out the rest of his four-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers had a disappointing season this year, and with their front office in disarray, it looks as though the team...
23:26, 05/13/2019

Launch of Green Economy London marks 7th hub in growing network Green Economy Canada is a network of hubs, currently all in Ontario, that allow businesses to set and achieve sustainability targets for energy, waste, and water reduction....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
09:52, 06/14/2019

China's tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European business lobby said, adding that its outlook on the country's regulatory environment is "bleak"....
09:39, 05/20/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants and blocked Facebook and WhatsApp to stop people inciting violence. ...
19:52, 05/13/2019

UK flower-growing industry in full bloom and worth £121m Homegrown stems accounted for 14% of £865m worth of flowers sold in Britain last yearThe British-grown flower industry is now worth £121m – up from £82m in 2015 – following years of decline owing to imported stems, figures reveal.Last year homegrown ...
02:52, 06/13/2019

Renewables venture Total Eren growing faster than expected, says CEO Total Eren could surpass its target of more than 3.6 gigawatts (GW) of installed renewable solar, wind and hydropower capacity by 2022, from about 2.2 GW today, as it continues to grow faster than expected, CEO David Corchia said....
19:39, 05/13/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Growing Perfect Weed Even as Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of cl...
21:26, 06/12/2019

Uber shares will be overvalued the day they go public, growing number of skeptics say While Uber's IPO is drawing big-name buyers, there's a rising chorus of voices saying the world's biggest ride-hailing company is overvalued....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance It's time for Western leaders to abandon their wait-and-see attitude toward the evolution of Chinese-Russian relations and work out common strategies now to respond to this deepening relationship....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Social Security impostor scam: It's growing, and this is how it works Consumer advocates are raising an alert about a twist to an old scam, called the "Social Security impostor scam."        ...
15:13, 05/14/2019

Ocasio-Cortez says growing cauliflower in community gardens is 'colonial' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday that growing cauliflower in community gardens is part of the “colonial” attitudes that her Green New Deal will stamp out....
18:39, 05/21/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
19:52, 05/26/2019

This bus driving simulator game plays like Snake, and looks like a blast If you ever owned a Nokia dumb phone from the 90s, you probably played the hell out of Snake, which came pre-loaded on most models back then. Now, Seattle-based indie studio Stovetop has a wacky take on the original that replaces the pixel-width snak...
11:00, 05/02/2019

DJI's Robomaster S1 Is the Closest Thing to RC Mario Kart, and It's a Blast DJI is already the worldwide leader for drones, and despite recently taking aim at GoPro with new Osmo Action, it’s venturing into yet another market with the new Robomaster S1. While this might seem like a move out of left field, DJI’s robotics effo...
12:26, 06/12/2019

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon occurred outside a branch of the bakery chain Brioche Doree and the victims suffered non-life-threateni...
23:00, 05/24/2019

French police arrest three over Lyon bomb blast French police have arrested three people, including a 24-year-old computer science student of Algerian nationality, in connection with last week's bomb blast in Lyon that injured 13 people, authorities said....
16:39, 05/27/2019

Three dead, one still missing, after Chicago-area plant blast Searchers have found the body of a third worker killed after a massive explosion and fire at a Chicago-area silicone plant, a fire official said on Sunday....
05:39, 05/06/2019

Case Registered Against Maoist Leader, Over 40 Others In Gadchiroli Blast Police have registered a case against Maoist leader Bhaskar Hichkani and over 40 others in connection with the blast in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district in which 15 policemen and a driver were killed......
21:00, 05/04/2019

New Mexico blast involving fireworks injures several firefighters Several firefighters were injured on Wednesday, two seriously, in an explosion at a building in Roswell, New Mexico, where fireworks were being stored for the city's annual July Fourth celebrations, police and city officials said....
00:26, 06/06/2019

Policemen Killed In Gadchiroli Blast May Have Ignored Rules: Official The police team that came under Maoist attack in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district seems to have ignored standard operating procedures (SOPs) while planning their movement, an official said Thursday....
22:13, 05/02/2019

One confirmed dead after blast at Illinois silicon plant One person was confirmed dead and two others remained missing after a massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois. The victims were among nine employees working inside the 30,000-square-foot AB Specialty Silicones facility when the expl...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub A panel of international politicians has voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg which will compel them to appear before the group the next time either visits Canada...
00:00, 05/29/2019

2 arrested after clash in Sri Lanka town hit by Easter blast Two people arrested, curfew lifted in a Sri Lankan town where a suicide bombing targeted a Catholic church and weekend clashes were said to involve majority ethnic Sinhalese and Muslims...
06:39, 05/06/2019

Blast In Afghan Capital Kabul, Casualties Feared A large blast rocked central Kabul Wednesday, officials confirmed, sending a plume of black smoke over the city in the latest explosion to hit the war-torn city and as Afghanistan observes the Islamic......
13:52, 05/08/2019

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
10:52, 06/16/2019

Top Maoist Leaders Named In Gadchiroli Blast Case Top functionaries of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) and at least 120 others have been named in the police case registered in connection with the IED blast in Gadchiroli district of......
21:39, 05/05/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Justice Department. (May 2) ...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
21:52, 06/15/2019

Dominic Smith returns with a blast in Mets victory WASHINGTON — Dominic Smith had one thought when he got the green light with a 3-0 count while pinch-hitting in the ninth inning Tuesday night. “I wanted to let it eat,” Smith said. A 435-foot home run would suffice his appetite. A week ago, Smith had...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
23:39, 06/02/2019

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
11:26, 06/16/2019

Death toll rises to 11 in Lahore shrine blast The death toll rose to 11 Thursday as another police officer died of injuries sustained the day before during the suicide bombing out front of Lahore's famous Data Darbar shrine....
12:39, 05/09/2019

4th victim of Illinois blast ID’ed, memorial planned Friday WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Officials have identified the fourth victim of an explosion at a northern Illinois silicone plant and say a memorial is planned Friday morning at the site. AB Specialty Silicones general manager Mac Penman on Thursday identified...
16:39, 05/09/2019

At Least 17 Injured After Blast Hits Tourist Bus Near Egyptian Pyramids A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids on Sunday, wounding at least 17 people, including South Africans, in the latest blow to the country's tourism industry....
22:13, 05/19/2019

10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack....
14:52, 06/15/2019

Blast Away Grime With a Discounted Pressure Washer Purchase You might not think you need a pressure washer, but after spending 10 minutes on r/pressurewashingporn, you’ll have your credit card out. Amazon’s marked down a powerful Sun Joe washer down to $123, way below its usual ~$250, and the best price ever....
14:39, 05/14/2019

MLB roundup: Sanchez's blast caps Yanks' rally Gary Sanchez capped a four-run top of the ninth inning with a three-run homer as the New York Yankees rallied for a 10-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night....
12:39, 05/21/2019

Muncy's long blast, bat flip spark Bumgarner's ire Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Sunday....
11:52, 06/10/2019

| Suicide blast at popular Pakistani shrine kills at least 10 A suicide blast at one of Pakistan's oldest and most popular Sufi shrines killed at least 10 people and wounded 24 in the eastern city of Lahore, police said, in an attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban....
19:39, 05/08/2019

Pakistan official: At least 7 hurt in blast at Quetta mosque QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police official says an explosion at a mosque in restive Baluchistan province’s capital of Quetta wounded at least seven people. Abdful Razzak Cheema, deputy inspector of police, says the blast occurred durin...
12:00, 05/24/2019

PhD Scholar Among 6 Terrorists Arrested For Jammu And Kashmir Car Blast A PhD scholar is among six terrorists caught in connection with the explosion inside a car on Jammu-Srinagar highway last month, when a convoy of the CRPF was passing, the police said....
08:52, 04/30/2019

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
15:52, 06/15/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the Oculus Quest.Read More...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Big blast in Afghan capital, Kabul; no word on casualties An big explosion went off in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, sending a cloud of smoke and dust into the sky, Reuters witnesses said, but it was not clear if there were any casualties....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a local slum....
03:00, 06/16/2019

'Growing Pains' co-star and doctor share how their friendship grew through faith "Growing Pains" co-star Jeremy Miller, who played Ben Seaver on the show, was connected to a fan and the two formed a special bond. They consider each other brothers now....
21:39, 05/17/2019

A growing number of states call porn a public health crisis PHOENIX (AP) — More than a dozen states have moved to declare pornography a public health crisis, raising concerns among some experts who say the label goes too far and carries its own risks. The Arizona Senate approved a resolution this week calling...
18:00, 05/09/2019

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
14:26, 05/30/2019

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversial extradition bill that would tighten Beijing’s hold on the semiautonomous territory. The chao...
15:39, 06/13/2019

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC s...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Bluetooth harvester signals hacking group’s growing interest in mobile Enlarge (credit: ybierling.com) A Korean-speaking hacking group in operation since at least 2016 is expanding its arsenal of hacking tools to include a Bluetooth-device harvester in a move that signals the group’s growing interest in mobile devices...
22:00, 05/13/2019

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for...
21:52, 05/10/2019

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market - report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC s...
15:26, 06/05/2019

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questi...
01:52, 06/01/2019

A growing number of Chinese consumers are switching from Apple's iPhone, paper says Huawei is winning over more and more Apple fans in China as the escalated trade tensions stoked "nationalist sentiment," according to South China Morning Post....
16:13, 05/23/2019

Italy hits back after EU raises concerns over Rome's growing deficit The spat between Italy and the European Commission has resurfaced after the Italian government slammed the Brussels-based institution's economic forecasts as "ungenerous" and "bogus."...
11:26, 05/08/2019

The obesity crisis is growing faster in rural areas than in major cities You don’t need to look far to find some seriously troubling data regarding obesity in the United States and abroad. Waistlines are growing, and with them comes increased risks of a myriad of diseases. You could point fingers at a number of poss...
03:26, 05/10/2019

Europe’s ‘green wave’ signals growing climate change concern BERLIN — Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months. Pro...
00:39, 05/28/2019

'Missiles like these will start the war': North Korea tests showcase growing capability North Korea's second missile test on Thursday signals it is serious about developing new, short-range weapons that could be used early and effectively in any war with South Korea and the United States, analysts studying images of the latest launches ...
10:39, 05/10/2019

Clint Frazier’s silence is loudest alarm in growing Yankees problem Now Clint Frazier, normally chattier than a candy-stuffed kindergartner, has nothing to say? In that case, now the Yankees have a situation on their hands. One that will require an apology, at least, and a trade, at most. (I wouldn’t trade Frazier ju...
08:52, 06/03/2019

In South Africa, a growing number of voters is looking beyond race in this week’s election Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial census. ...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Growing up different helped me do my job better, says 'Crazy Rich Asians' star Harry Shum Jr. Actor Harry Shum Jr. has become a familiar face on screens. But it didn't come easily. In fact, he had to fight his way to the front of the camera precisely because he was different, Shum told CNBC Make It....
10:52, 04/29/2019

U.N. Issues Urgent Warning on the Growing Peril of Drug-Resistant Infections A new report says the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050....
02:52, 04/30/2019

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally respond, a day after a mass rally triggered by her handling of a contentious extradition bill....
17:13, 06/17/2019

Nearly 40% of Americans Think Presidents in Their 70s Are Too Old President Donald Trump is 72. The Democratic frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden, is 76, while the runner-up, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, is 77. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren turns 70 next week. Here’s some bad news for all of t...
19:39, 06/12/2019

Here’s how many Americans consider themselves ‘foodies’ More than half of Americans (53 percent) consider themselves to be foodies, according to new research. A study of 2,000 Americans examined the rise of the foodie phenomenon and found that 62 percent would go to an event just for the food. The study, ...
01:52, 05/29/2019

Why two in five Americans want to quit their job Two in five Americans dream about the day they can tell their boss they quit, according to new research. But it’s not necessarily because they hate their job....
00:00, 05/09/2019

More than a dozen injured in suspected package bomb blast in France Police evacuate Lyon street after incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an attackMore than a dozen people have been wounded by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in the south-east of France,.The area where t...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Child blast injury handbook to save lives in war zones British doctors are launching the world's first handbook for child blast injuries designed for medics in war zones who often lack specialist training....
07:00, 05/16/2019

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
16:26, 05/30/2019

Lyon bomb blast suspect in custody, under formal investigation The man suspected of planting a parcel bomb in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people last week has been remanded in custody and placed under formal investigation, public prosecutors said on Friday....
23:39, 05/31/2019

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Swedish police find suspicious object in town hit by blast An area round a police station in the southern Swedish town of Linkoping was sealed off on Wednesday morning due to a potentially dangerous package-like object, police said, days after an explosion rocked a street there....
11:26, 06/12/2019

Gadchiroli Blast Updates: PM Modi Condemns Maoist Attack A police vehicle was targeted today by the Maoists in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district in which Sixteen security personnel lost their life. An an improvised explosive device(IED) was triggered to......
13:39, 05/01/2019

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding seven. Jan Agha, a district police official, says the bomb was apparently p...
12:52, 05/24/2019

NYPD beekeepers blast MLB, San Diego Padres for killing swarm The NYPD’s beekeepers took a swing at Major League Baseball Monday, when they ripped the league and San Diego Padres for killing a swarm of bees on the field during a game Sunday instead of rescuing them. The beekeepers posted a number of messa...
06:13, 06/04/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
08:13, 05/07/2019

Terror probe after ‘low force’ blast in French city of Lyon A “low force” blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people as it shattered the glass from a refrigerated shop cooler in a bakery, a local official said...
23:39, 05/24/2019

Colorado’s Trevor Story rocks O’s with walk-off blast in the ninth Orioles blow three-run lead and surrender two home runs apiece to Story and Nolan Arenado in 8-6 loss in Baltimore’s first visit to Coors Field since 2004....
07:13, 05/25/2019

Search for missing workers resumes at plant rocked by blast WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are resuming their search for two bodies believed to be buried in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory rocked by a massive explosion and fire. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the search for the ...
18:26, 05/05/2019

At least 10 wounded in grenade blast in India's northeastern Assam state At least 10 people were wounded in a grenade explosion in the northeastern Indian state of Assam on Wednesday but no militant group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, police said....
19:26, 05/15/2019

Mexico to recover bodies of miners killed in 2006 blast Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged on Wednesday to recover the more than 60 remaining bodies of miners killed in a massive coal shaft explosion in 2006, a mission he described as a humanitarian promise made to victims' families....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Crew member injured during blast filming for new Bond movie A crew member working on the new James Bond movie was injured during the filming of a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios outside London, producers have said....
14:26, 06/05/2019

| French police arrest four over Lyon package bomb blast French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the southeastern city of Lyon last week which injured 13 people, authorities say....
16:39, 05/28/2019

25 Injured As Fire Breaks Out Triggering Blast At Thailand Port A fire erupted on a cargo ship docked at a port in Thailand, triggering a blast and leaving at least 25 workers suffering from smoke inhalation and other injuries, officials said Saturday....
11:13, 05/25/2019

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said....
09:00, 05/25/2019

Israel's Eurovision webcast hacked with animated blast images Israel's webcast of the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final was hacked with animated images of explosions in host city Tel Aviv, which the national broadcaster blamed on Hamas militants....
10:39, 05/15/2019

Blast-hit Kokuka tanker safely under tow, heading towards UAE port -operator The Kokuka Courageous, one of two tankers hit by explosions Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, is now safely under tow and heading towards the United Arab Emirates' port of Khor Fakkan, its operator Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement said on Friday....
14:52, 06/14/2019

BJP Jharkhand Office Damaged In IED Blast, Maoists Likely Suspects: Cops A Bharatiya Janata Party office in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharswan district was partially damaged in an improvised explosive device, or IED, blast triggered by suspected Maoists on Friday, police said....
14:00, 05/03/2019

Polluted water from China's Xiangshui blast to be cleaned up by end-May: Ministry China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment expects by the end of May to have cleaned up all polluted water from last month's deadly explosion at the Xiangshui chemical plant in the eastern coastal city of Yangcheng in Jiangsu province, a spokesman s...
07:52, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
22:13, 06/15/2019

Samjhauta Blast Case: Swami Aseemanand's Third Acquittal In Two Years Swami Aseemanand, the saffron-robed monk with many aliases and links to the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is now a free man. A special court in Haryana's Panchkula on......
19:52, 04/28/2019

Pakistani Taliban faction claims responsibility for Lahore blast A Pakistani Taliban faction claimed responsibility for a blast that killed at least nine people in the eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, the militants said in a statement....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local prosecutors' office said....
19:39, 05/24/2019

Teachers blast idea of guns in class after Florida bill becomes law Days after Florida’s governor signed a bill making more teachers eligible to carry guns in the classroom, educators across the state are blasting the measure, branding it “one of the worst ideas.” Nine teachers from across the Sunshine State gave the...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental protections....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Sadhvi Pragya, Malegaon Blast Accused, Will Take On Digvijaya Singh Sadhvi Pragya Thakur - the saffron-robed woman long known for her alleged involvement in the Malegaon blasts -- will take on Congress's Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections....
19:52, 04/28/2019

The US military's 'doomsday plane' can withstand the aftermath of a nuclear blast The modified Boeing 747 is born and bred for battle, standing nearly six stories tall, equipped with four colossal engines and capable of enduring the immediate aftermath of a nuclear detonation....
20:39, 05/29/2019

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres, Gary Sanchez blast Orioles again BALTIMORE — The time is coming when injuries to Yankee hurlers will extract a toll too expensive to cover. Yet, if Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez each continues to hit like a young Manny Ramirez, that bill might be a little bit easier to pay. On a n...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Congressional Democrats blast Barr, threaten to hold him in contempt A senior U.S. congressional Democrat on Thursday threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for resisting demands for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report on the Russia inquiry, and accused President Donald Trump...
18:39, 05/02/2019

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Pakistan: Deadly bomb blast at Sufi shrine in Lahore Police say a bomb targeting security forces guarding a Sufi shrine has detonated in the city of Lahore. State media report that at least three people are believed to have been killed so far, with many more wounded....
07:26, 05/08/2019

You Know There Was A Blast? Court Asked Pragya Thakur. Reply: "No Idea" Pragya Thakur, who replied in the negative to the court asking if she was aware "a blast took place on September 29, 2008", had a red satin cloth seen wiping her face with a saffron-coloured......
14:00, 06/07/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
06:26, 06/11/2019

Mexico: UN chief saddened by pipeline blast in which dozens were killed The United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres, learned with sadness of the deadly explosion of an oil pipeline on Friday in Hidalgo State, Mexico, and extended the UN's assistance to the national authorities, his Spokesman said on Saturday....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Theresa May Faces Growing Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals on leaving the European Union, with patience diminishing in her party and her cabinet....
20:52, 05/22/2019

Foreign automakers Mitsubishi, VW, Mercedes challenge Detroit in growing US pickup market Most of the new entrants will target the midsize truck market which is expected to be one of the fastest growing segments in the U.S. between now and mid-decade....
20:26, 04/30/2019

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warn...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
20:13, 05/22/2019

Fast-growing Brazil grain trader Gavilon faces tax audit - sources Commodities trader Gavilon do Brasil, a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corp , is being audited by Brazilian tax authorities, according to two people who asked for anonymity to discuss the confidential matter....
17:26, 05/31/2019

Erin, Sara Foster forged own paths despite growing up ‘privileged’: 'You're responsible for your own destiny' As the daughters of Grammy-winning producer David Foster, Erin and Sara Foster will be the first to tell you that they've been "raised with privilege." However, they also know that they've worked hard to forge their own paths — ones that are complete...
11:26, 05/10/2019

Florida, Texas and Carolinas home to many of America’s fastest growing cities While US population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018, some cities are flourishing with growth at a rate more than triple than the average.        ...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Trump faces growing Republican revolt over Mexico tariffs – live updates Senate Republicans dismiss Trump’s plan and threaten vetoPresident wants to slap tariffs on goods imported from MexicoSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.45pm BST Facing a growing revolt from Republicans opposed to tariffs on Mexi...
15:52, 06/05/2019

Sudan opposition decries army's suspension of talks, sees growing anger Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's 72-hour suspension of talks with protesters was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following the overthrow of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are growing signs it's entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Growing economic anxiety hits Main Street, pointing to more volatility ahead Small-business confidence declined in the Q1, according to a new CNBC/SurveyMonkey survey. After reaching an all-time high in the Q3r 2018, entrepreneurs across the U.S. have grown more concerned about business conditions, revenue and hiring....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Amazon adopts multi-pronged approach to meet growing delivery demand How Amazon is growing its delivery and logistics infrastructure to meet demand and ensure customers receive their goods as soon as possible.Read More...
19:00, 05/16/2019

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of doll...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick about-face President Trump made recently on the 99-year-old protectionist law known as the Jones Act....
19:26, 05/22/2019

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
00:39, 06/06/2019

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsake for over 20 years....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thing for the nation....
04:39, 05/22/2019

Many Americans have had a work spouse A work spouse can be a positive relationship and tends to be a stress reliever. It can become a problem is when the relationship crosses boundaries.       ...
19:26, 06/09/2019

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March....
07:52, 05/24/2019

Body of worker recovered, two missing after Chicago-area plant blast The body of a worker was recovered while two other employees remained missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb, a fire official said....
05:00, 05/05/2019

CORRECTED-Mexico to recover bodies of miners killed in 2006 blast Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged on Wednesday to recover the more than 60 remaining bodies of miners killed in a massive coal shaft explosion in 2006, a mission he described as a humanitarian promise made to victims' families....
20:00, 05/01/2019

China to clean polluted water from chemical plant blast by end-May: ministry All contaminated water from a deadly explosion at the Xiangshui chemical plant in eastern China last month should be cleaned up by the end of May, the environment ministry said on Monday....
08:39, 04/29/2019

Watch Elizabeth Warren blast Biden for his stance on abortion funding ‘We do not pass laws that take away freedom from women who are most vulnerable’ Warren said, in speech against Hyde amendmentDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren delivered a scorching criticism of her fellow candidate in the 2020 electi...
19:26, 06/06/2019

'We have the voice': More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local government proposal to allow fugitives to be handed over to authorities in China....
14:39, 06/09/2019

Pakistan: eight dead after blast near major Sufi shrine in Lahore - reports Explosion reportedly targeted van carrying elite police officers as hundreds of pilgrims gathered at 11th century siteAt least eight people have been killed in a blast near Lahore’s Data Darbar, the largest Sufi shrine in south Asia, police in the Pa...
10:52, 05/08/2019

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon injures 13 French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Pak Taliban Claims Suicide Blast At Sufi Shrine In Lahore That Killed 10 Blast in Lahore, Pakistan: A suicide blast at one of Pakistan's oldest and most popular Sufi shrines killed at least 10 people and wounded 24 in the eastern city of Lahore Wednesday, police said, in......
13:52, 05/08/2019

Cron' 3-run blast helps Twins split doubleheader with Tigers C.J. Cron broke open the game with a three-run homer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 to earn a split of a doubleheader        ...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured An explosion thought to have been a bomb rocked a residential street in the town of Linkoping in southern Sweden on Friday, damaging several buildings and slightly injuring about 20 people, police officials said....
18:39, 06/07/2019

CHEAP: Blast tunes like a rock god with 54% off a Marshall Acton Bluetooth speaker Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! One of the most iconic images in music is the Marshall stack. Most of us would be lying if we said we never imagined ourselves on a huge stage, a wall of Marshall...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Dr Strangelove, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb review – still a blast Age has not withered the queasy nightmare of Stanley Kubrick’s nuclear holocaust satire, starring Peter Sellers at the peak of his powersStanley Kubrick’s nuclear holocaust suspense satire Dr Strangelove, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love th...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Carlos Gomez’s blast vs. Nationals puts Mets in unfamiliar territory Call them the smoke and mirror Mets. Down five projected starters, a few days removed from their manager’s job being believed to be in serious jeopardy, the Mets have put together their first four-game winning streak of the season after beating Max S...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the econo...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
21:39, 05/19/2019

AOC invokes Bible to blast ‘usury,’ promote payday loan bill Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invoked the Bible to tout an economic bill she co-sponsored with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday — and sarcastically suggested she may win some supporters on the religious right. The Bronx congresswoman made the...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Charges Framed Against Yasin Bhatkal In German Bakery Blast Case Charges were framed against Yasin Bhatkal, alleged co-founder of the terror organisation Indian Mujahideen, in the 2010 German Bakery blast case at a trial court today....
15:00, 04/29/2019

CRPF Commando Injured In IED Blast By Naxals Dies At AIIMS Delhi A CRPF commando, who was wounded in an IED blast by the Naxals in Jharkhand last month, succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi, an official said on today....
10:13, 06/14/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security fears. ...
03:39, 05/17/2019

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."       ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Six Killed In ISIS-Claimed Blast At Kabul Military Academy In Afghanistan At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said....
16:26, 05/30/2019

Carl Gunnarsson's Blue-Line Blast Gives The Blues Their First-Ever Stanley Cup Final Win Folks, we got a series! After getting absolutely trounced in the final 39 minutes of Game 1, the St. Louis Blues showed that this Stanley Cup Final would not be a repeat of 1970. Rather than allow themselves to get steamrolled by the Bruins in Game 2...
07:39, 05/30/2019

Wife, daughter of Sri Lanka bombings mastermind will survive blast: hospital The wife and daughter of the suspected mastermind of suicide bombings that killed 253 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday escaped with minor injuries from an explosion at a safe house where they had been holed up, hospital staff and police said on Monday....
14:13, 04/29/2019

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resign? An analysisAfternoon summary 6.06pm BST 5.53pm...
19:39, 05/23/2019

R. Kelly's Ex-Wife Drea Opens Up in Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta Trailer: "He Cracked Me, But He Didn't Break Me" The drama is just getting started for Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta. E! News has your exclusive first look at the third season of the WEtv reality show, below, featuring R. Kelly's ex-wife......
21:13, 05/22/2019

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delive...
14:39, 06/06/2019

Paul Feig and Veena Sud added to Quibi's growing star-studded roster of creators Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form digital service Quibi is shaping up to be a hub for some of the industry’s biggest filmmakers. (Well, let’s be real: the billion-dollar content budget probably helps.) On Sunday Katzenberg announced a f...
09:01, 06/12/2019

Public Support for Psychedelic Drug Research Is Growing. But Denver’s Election Results Suggest It’s Not There Yet Psychedelic drugs like psilocybin, the psychoactive chemical in “magic mushrooms,” are inching closer to mainstream medical and research use — but election results out of Denver suggest Americans aren’t quite ready to embrace ...
22:39, 05/08/2019

An unprecedented attack that killed a general is an ominous sign of growing criminal power in Venezuela REUTERS/Marco Bello A Venezuelan air force general and five other security officers were killed in an ambush during a patrol in northern Venezuela in early May. The attack is believed to have been carried out by a "mega-gang," and while the motive i...
11:00, 05/18/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
23:00, 04/30/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
14:13, 05/15/2019

Can Americans Hack Their Way Out of an Aversion to Exercise? Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. But overall rates are still low, with disparities across geographic areas...
16:13, 06/14/2019

The economy isn't getting better for most Americans. But there is a fix | Heather Boushey US economic data leaves us in the dark. If we don’t change the way we measure such progress, we’re unlikely to have much of itRead our entire Broken capitalism seriesThe economy is getting bigger, but not better. Not for most Americans, anyway. In th...
14:39, 05/01/2019

More than half of Americans say they’ve had a ‘taboo’ crush Does knowing you can’t be with someone make them more desirable? One in four Americans are currently crushing on somebody who is completely “off-limits”, according to new research. Additionally, seven in ten of those currently crushing have either ac...
01:26, 05/31/2019

The top reasons Americans are freaking out about money Nearly one in five respondents said they worry they can't pay for everyday expenses, according to a new CNBC and Acorns Invest In You Savings Survey....
14:13, 04/30/2019

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 Americans found more than 80 percent experience som...
23:13, 05/22/2019

More elderly Americans dying from falls (Reuters Health) - Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans - and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a U.S. study suggests....
17:39, 06/04/2019

Who Pays the Trump Tariffs? We Do, These Americans Say Escalating tariffs between the U.S. and China have fueled a debate over who is actually paying—but the answer isn’t straightforward because the person paying the tariff doesn’t necessarily bear its burden....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Biggest problem Americans have with their boss A study examining the performance and productivity of American workplaces found the inefficiencies and daily frustrations add up quickly -- two in five workers described their workplace environment as “challenging.”...
23:00, 05/10/2019

More than half of Americans believe their salary is ‘unfairly low’ A new survey found that while 87 percent of Americans like their jobs, 41 percent would leave them to do something they hate. The average desired salary for a despised job? $77,000....
22:13, 05/16/2019

Amy Klobuchar just revealed what Americans actually care about The average American doesn’t care about Russian collusion, presidential obstruction, or many of the other issues that Washingtonians find all-consuming....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
15:13, 06/16/2019

Are Americans overly confident about retirement? Americans may say they're more confident than ever about financing their retirements, but the question remains: Will they actually have enough money?...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Study reveals how Americans like to masturbate A whopping 84 percent of Americans are feeling themselves. That’s according to a new global study of masturbation and “self-care” trends from sex toy company Tenga. Researchers surveyed 10,000 adults in nine countries for their 2019...
03:26, 05/10/2019

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
20:39, 05/23/2019

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis....
00:13, 05/22/2019

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,”...
16:52, 06/01/2019

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U.S. effective Wednesday, June 5. The rules target t...
23:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Arsenal blast Baku as Europa League final host, with Mkhitaryan in doubt Arsenal will face Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29. The Gunners are unhappy about logistics and worried about whether one of their players will even be allowed to play there....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Mexican tycoon warns of risky search for bodies from 2006 mine blast The billionaire head of mining company Grupo Mexico warned that past efforts to find the bodies of miners killed in a 2006 blast had been "high risk," a day after Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged to try again to recover their rem...
01:52, 05/03/2019

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits at the plant....
18:13, 06/17/2019

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
21:00, 06/14/2019

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
04:26, 05/24/2019

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released on Wednesday at the UN Environment Assembly, curr...
20:52, 04/28/2019

This Louisiana town is moving to higher ground as taxpayers foot the bill for growing climate crisis Residents of Pecan Acres are some of America's first climate refugees. The plan to move them could become a blueprint for other endangered towns....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Trash heaps in downtown Los Angeles continue growing months after multiple typhus cases: report Trash is a growing problem for residents in Los Angeles and as the garbage piles up, so do the rats, fueling concerns about flea-borne typhus, according to reports....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Lindsey Graham: Russia 'collusion narrative died with the Mueller report,' 'corruption' case growing The narrative that President Trump colluded with Russia "died" with the Mueller report's release, but the case alleging corruption in the origins of the probe is growing....
06:13, 06/12/2019

New homes in Bracknell: game-changing luxury apartments launch in fast-growing Berkshire tech hub A new development in the heart of fast-revitalising Bracknell will bring 242 luxury flats to this commuter town-turning-destination in its own right....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember that....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Americans overestimate their understanding of internet security The number of consumers creating a website to have their own online presence is on the rise but a new survey from Google has revealed that many people drastically overestimate their understanding of internet security and online safety.After introduci...
23:52, 05/16/2019

This many Americans still sleep with childhood ‘comfort objects’ A third of Americans sleep with a “comfort object” from childhood, according to new research. From a special pillow, a blanket or a stuffed animal held over from when they were little, 34% keep something of sentimental value close to them while they ...
05:26, 06/12/2019

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do than have a bad or unflattering hairstyle, according to new research. The study of 2,000 Americans exa...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56 percent) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with thei...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Trump tells Americans: Go get your measles vaccination U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease in the United States hit the highest levels since 2000....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Trump Tells D-Day Veterans They’re ‘Among Very Greatest Americans’ (COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France) — President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion that changed the fortunes of World War II, saying they “are among the very ...
14:13, 06/06/2019

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Millions of Americans are one paycheck away from ‘financial disaster’ Missing more than one paycheck is a one-way ticket to financial hardship for nearly half of the country’s workforce. A new study from NORC at the University of Chicago, an independent social research institution, found that 51% of working adults in t...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Older Americans more likely to cite workplace discrimination CHICAGO (AP) — A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says about half of Americans think there’s age discrimination in the workplace. But there’s a split by age. The poll finds 60% of adults age 60 and over...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Americans hitting the road over Memorial Day Weekend A record number of Americans will kick off the summer with a road trip this Memorial Day Weekend. AAA predicted 43 million Americans will head out of town for the long weekend. The majority are expected to drive to their weekend getaway. Despite risi...
06:39, 05/21/2019

One-Quarter of Working Americans Have Zero Retirement Savings Many American households remain financially fragile and uncertain about their retirement prospects despite a booming job market that is lifting wages, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Thursday....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Americans waste $18K on ‘non-essential’ expenses a year Between eating out, paying for cable and streaming services, receiving subscription boxes, and other superfluous spending, the average American spends $1,497 per month on non-essential items, according to new research....
04:00, 05/03/2019

4 Your Health: Most Americans struggling with medical costs Most Americans struggle to pay their medical bills. Over half of Americans face financial hardship because of medical costs. A new study from the American cancer society found 137 million adults had problems paying their medical bills or even delayed...
22:52, 05/02/2019

Americans consume an alarming amount of microplastics Americans consume tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year -- and that's just from the food we eat. Microplastics are also found in the air we breathe and the water we drink. Thanks to a study published in the journal Environmental...
02:13, 06/06/2019

More Americans Are Living Solo, and Companies Want Their Business Consumer-products firms are catering to single-person households, upending generations of family-focused marketing; smaller appliances, individual packaging, giant toilet-paper rolls....
00:39, 06/03/2019

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community....
15:26, 06/14/2019

7 of the 8 Spelling Bee winners are Indian Americans. Here's why that's not surprising This year, 562 spellers competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and after a grueling 20 rounds, the eight left at the end were named co-champions....
15:26, 06/01/2019

Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US Lower-income and minority communities are exposed to majority of the pollution coming from waste-burning plants, report findsA total of 1.6 million Americans live next to the most polluting incinerators in the country, with lower-income and minority ...
14:39, 05/21/2019

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012, Joe Biden went on Meet the Press to endorse marriage equality – and credited an NBC sitcom for his ...
08:13, 06/02/2019

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off financially.       ...
17:13, 06/16/2019

More than half of Americans have suffered a ‘workout hangover’ As many as 55% of Americans say they have suffered a workout hangover that’s caused them to stay inside all day, with more than a quarter even admitting to skipping work the next day....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Two Americans among team of climbers missing in Himalayas Two Americans are among eight mountain climbers who went missing as they were attempting to scale one of the highest peaks in the Indian Himalayas. The team also includes four adventurers from the UK, and one each from Australia and India. Their name...
12:39, 06/02/2019

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to...
21:52, 05/22/2019

Gallup: Americans are among the world's 'most stressed' people Americans are among the most overstressed people in the world -- with 55 percent experiencing a "lot" of strain during an average day, new research shows....
19:13, 04/28/2019

One in ten Americans would prefer a week in jail over moving Between navigating the moving truck, fitting furniture through small doorways and arguing over room layouts — it’s no secret that moving stresses Americans out. But the extent to which it does might surprise you....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least s...
22:39, 06/14/2019

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
01:13, 05/23/2019

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Could Hit Americans at Pump President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico could wreak havoc on the U.S. refining industry, potentially raising prices at the gas pump for American consumers just as the summer driving season begins....
20:26, 05/31/2019

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Americans Like Diversity, Survey Finds. (At Least in the Abstract.) Most say that the diverse population is good for the country, according to a Pew Research Center survey, though respondents diverged when it came to practical details....
23:39, 05/08/2019

Asian Americans keep winning in the Trump economy May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which honors the remarkable accomplishments of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage that have enriched our nation and helped shape our history. As the White House proclamation put...
08:39, 05/11/2019

Blast hits busy street in Lyon, France, injuring seven; suspect on bicycle sought A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people        ...
03:13, 05/25/2019

Transit Worker Put on Blast by DC Metro Snitch ‘Humiliated’ by the Attention, but Won’t Face Disciplinary Action The black Washington, D.C., transit worker who got put on blast by an irate commuter displeased by her decision to eat a little something before work was “embarrassed” and “humiliated” by the incident, but she won’t face disciplinary action....
04:13, 05/16/2019

Lawmakers and journalism groups blast big tech for sending news industry into 'economic freefall' The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony from a number of media activists and journalists about the harmful impact that tech giants like Google and Facebook are having on new organizations, news content and online advertisers....
22:39, 06/11/2019

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids: security sources An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
17:39, 05/19/2019

2020 Dems blast support for Hyde Amendment after Biden reportedly opposes repeal A host of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates vehemently criticized the Hyde Amendment -- a federal law blocking taxpayer funding for abortion -- on Wednesday in an apparent rebuke of the former Vice President Joe Biden's reported support for the...
23:13, 06/05/2019

Chris Farley’s brother recalls growing up with comic legend, shares how family healed after tragic death Kevin Farley, the younger brother of late comic Chris Farley, has come forward to share his bittersweet memories with the “Saturday Night Live” legend....
18:13, 05/27/2019

Savings Accounts for Disabled Americans Catch On, but Slowly Advocates say the state-based accounts, which let disabled people work and save money without risking the loss of government aid, could help millions of people....
13:13, 06/07/2019

Crispr gene-editing will change the way Americans eat - here's what's coming The technology will be labeled and subject to stringent health and environment review in the EU, but not in the US, where produce could be radically changedSoon, soybeans will be bred to yield oil without dangerous trans fats. Lettuce will be grown t...
14:52, 05/30/2019

Study: Most Americans have positive view of FBI after Russia saga After the two-year Russia investigation and its continuing fallout, most Americans still approve of the way the Federal Bureau of Investigation handles its job, a new survey said Friday....
22:39, 05/10/2019

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
19:39, 06/04/2019

50 Americans are living in Venezuela’s D.C. embassy. Venezuelans want it back. The embassy has become the scene of a proxy standoff between supporters of Juan Guaidó and those who say Nicolás Maduro is the rightful leader of Venezuela....
04:26, 05/02/2019

Rep. Gaetz: Americans on the 'superhighway' to truth about Russia probe Are the American people on the verge of knowing the truth about the Russia probe’s origins and the Obama administration’s role? Rep. Matt Gaetz believes we are on “the superhighway” to getting that information and talked to Fox News Radio’s “Todd Sta...
02:13, 05/29/2019

US Senator Hires Several Indian-Americans For His 2020 Presidential Bid US Senator Cory Booker has hired over a dozen Asian American Pacific Islanders, mostly Indian-Americans, for his 2020 presidential campaign which is said to be the largest among the Democratic......
03:52, 06/01/2019

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migrate to the U.S., nor will an increased police presence in southern Mexico. The 23-year-old Guatemalan ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

US secretly sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia A heated 2017 exchange between President Trump and the former Australian prime minister has been revealed as a secret deal to send two Rwandans who confessed to slaughtering Americans to live the rest of their lives as free men Down Under. In the now...
07:52, 05/17/2019

What will Meghan and Harry call their son? Brits and Americans have some ideas. For Meghan and Harry, a couple who have already broken with the pressures of royal tradition in so many ways, the naming of their firstborn has the world watching for several reasons....
17:52, 05/07/2019

Four in 10 Americans prefer socialism to capitalism, poll finds Axios poll reveals 55% of women aged 18-54 prefer socialismMajority of men would rather live in a capitalist countryForty percent of Americans would rather live in a socialist country than a capitalist one, with a majority of younger women having thi...
20:13, 06/10/2019

The reason why Trump is demanding that Americans boycott AT&T is ridiculous President Donald Trump used his Twitter account (via CNBC) today to call for a boycott of the nation's second largest carrier, AT&T. Did the wireless provider overcharge the White House for unlimited data? Was the president's account throttled preven...
09:26, 06/04/2019

Satellites could save Americans $30 billion on internet bills Upcoming satellite technology could lower prices for internet services, a new report predicts. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink project and Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper could save American households more than $30 billi...
23:52, 05/13/2019

On Politics: Americans Will Face Economic Pain From the Trade War President Trump’s decision to renew his trade war with China will hurt consumers — a contradiction to his claim that his tariffs are a mostly one-way payment by China....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Americans are old and having fewer kids. That's a huge risk to the economy America's population is aging and Millennials are having fewer kids than older generations did. That's a risk to the US economy that is not receiving as much attention as concerns about interest rates, the trade war and corporate earnings....
23:26, 05/28/2019

PBS film tackles Mexican Americans’ role in winemaking ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new PBS documentary is examining at the contributions of Mexican Americans in the wine industry of California’s Napa Valley. “Harvest Season,” scheduled to begin airing Monday on most PBS stations as part ...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Majority of Americans have no clue why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated Know the real reason Cinco de Mayo is a holiday? Congratulations, you’re in the minority! According to a new poll of 2,000 Americans, only 22 percent of respondents know that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Mexican army’s victory over the Frenc...
01:26, 05/04/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Poor Americans likely to be hit hardest by Trump's new tariffs Low-income Americans are more likely to spend on imported items that could soon be taxed more by tariffs.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

61 percent of Americans oppose impeaching Trump: poll Nearly 70 percent of American voters believe a sitting president should be able to be charged criminally, but 61 percent oppose Congress beginning the process to impeach President Trump, a new survey released Wednesday found. The Quinnipiac Universit...
22:39, 06/12/2019

Joe Scarborough: GOP ‘extremism’ on abortion is ‘scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans’ MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said Friday that Republican “extremism” on abortion “is scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans who might even be pro-life,” responding to the recent passing of the controversial bill in Alabama which mak...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the...
07:39, 05/26/2019

Trauma lives on in Native Americans by making us sick – while the US looks away Physical and mental health illnesses are a reality for far too many Native Americans and so is the fact that they are routinely ignored by this countryExterminate, remove, assimilate, terminate, relocate. Most Americans will have no context for the r...
17:00, 05/09/2019

For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S. A growing number of asylum seekers have found that the journey to the Continent is safer and cheaper than paying smugglers to get them through Mexico....
22:00, 06/09/2019

Donald Trump Tells Americans: Go Get Your Measles Vaccination US President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease in the United States hit the highest levels......
07:39, 04/29/2019

Actor Baldwin says Trump 'fooled all these flyover Americans' Actor Alec Baldwin blasted President Trump for not changing his personality since taking office and for fooling "all these flyover Americans" into backing his candidacy in 2016. ...
05:52, 05/02/2019

As Passions Flare in Abortion Debate, Many Americans Say ‘It’s Complicated’ Abortion is anything but a simple issue. But the nuance in how most Americans think about it has all but disappeared from the political conversation, some voters say....
14:52, 06/15/2019

Like Americans, Austrians are forgetting the Holocaust. These are the shocking numbers More than half of Austrians surveyed didn't know six million Jewish people were killed in the Holocaust, a new survey released on HaShoah found.        ...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Americans Are Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World, a New Global Survey Says Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. For the report, Gallup polled about 1,000 adults in countries around the world last year about the emotions they’d exper...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Americans expected to spend billions in gifts for graduations NBC — Americans are expected to spend more than $5 billion overall in gifts for graduation season, according to the National Retail Federation. An estimated 34% of Americans will spend about $107.48 on gifts for high school and college graduate...
03:39, 05/23/2019

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
18:13, 06/13/2019

Iran Guards chief says Americans have started 'psychological war' The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesman....
11:39, 05/12/2019

More Americans think Trump has presidential qualities than 2 years ago: poll More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities a president needs to get the job done than he did two years ago — but he remains underwater with the general public overall. In a poll, 40 percent of Americans t...
21:39, 05/28/2019

Retirement should not mean hardship – but many older Americans live in poverty As inequality has grown, American seniors have been exposed to financial distress in ways that often go unnoticedVivian Majors spent her life cleaning houses while her husband, Martin, worked as a carpenter. Their bodies broke down in their 60s. She ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Americans Eat and Inhale Over 70,000 Plastic Particles Each Year According to a New Analysis Plastics have for years been used to make nearly everything that surrounds us. But along the way, they escaped the confines of packaging and objects and settled in the environment, the food we eat and the air we breathe. Americans are consuming and b...
18:26, 06/06/2019

| Trump calls D-Day veterans 'among greatest Americans who will ever live' US President Donald Trump called veterans of D-Day "among the greatest Americans who will ever live" as he spoke at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the landings in northern France....
13:52, 06/06/2019

4 Americans, 1 Canadian die in small plane crash in Honduras TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Four Americans and a Canadian pilot were killed when a small plane went down off the coast of Roatan island in Honduras, officials said Sunday. Armed Forces spokesman Jose Domingo Meza confirmed the nationalities of those...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Four Americans, Canadian pilot die after plane crash in Honduras TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Four Americans and a Canadian pilot were killed when a small plane went down off the coast of Roatan island in Honduras, officials said Sunday. Armed Forces spokesman Jose Domingo Meza confirmed the nationalities of those who ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started "Psychological War" The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesman....
15:26, 05/12/2019

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
04:52, 05/30/2019

Critics blast 'P is for Palestine' children's book as anti-Semitic; library postpones author event A public library in New Jersey has postponed a public reading of the alphabet book "P is for Palestine," after some members of the town's Jewish community claimed the book introduces youngsters to violence and anti-Semitism....
15:26, 05/18/2019

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health c...
21:26, 05/22/2019

Trump’s ‘sport’ hurt tens of thousands of honest Americans Donald Trump’s callous disregard for others is evident yet again in his series of Tweets on the morning of May 8 responding to the release of ten years of his embarrassing tax returns....
01:39, 05/09/2019

Southampton residents clash with Native Americans over huge monuments The Shinnecock Indian Nation is trying to show the leaders of tony Southampton that hedgerows for billionaires aren’t the only tall things that can go up on the East End....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Most Americans don't want Congress to overhaul health care, despite 'Medicare for All' plans Instead, voters would rather see lawmakers focus on a handful of changes, like protecting pre-existing conditions and tackling rising prescription costs and surprise medical bills....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Americans are nicer than Canadians, airplane etiquette survey reports Not so nice after all, eh? Canadians are inconsiderate travelers — even more so than those boisterous, barefooted Americans, if you can believe it. The verdict comes from an Expedia airplane etiquette survey, which ranked each nationality in terms of...
19:52, 06/13/2019

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
01:13, 05/23/2019

Even Americans who report financial improvement under Trump are split on voting for him Trump and his supporters claim that the health of the economy will spur support for his candidacy. The Quinnipiac poll suggests that this may be overly optimistic....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
19:00, 06/13/2019

CDC: 1.1 million more Americans lost health insurance coverage in 2018 A CDC survey shows that 1.1 million more Americans were uninsured in 2018, an increase fueled by changes to the Affordable Care Act.        ...
13:00, 05/09/2019

‘I Have a Plan For That.’ Elizabeth Warren Is Betting That Americans Are Ready for Her Big Ideas Voters encountering Elizabeth Warren on the presidential campaign trail these days often seem surprised. After a packed gathering at an elementary school in Concord, N.H., in April, a 40-something woman told me she had expected Warren to be more like...
13:14, 05/09/2019

Warrantless searches of Americans’ data spiked 28 percent in 2018 An annual transparency report published by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence shows warrantless searches of Americans' data jumped 28 percent in 2018. According to the report, the National Security Agency (NSA) conducted 9,637 w...
04:39, 05/01/2019

Americans feel more confident about their financial status than previous two decades Over half of Americans are feeling confident about their finances. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
20:26, 04/30/2019

Women’s World Cup: Americans don’t intend to leave trophy in France The United States women’s national soccer team say they are not defending their World Cup trophy. Instead, they are on the attack for another one – and don’t intend to leave France without it....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Yes, African-Americans Drink Bourbon. And Distillers Are Finally Catching On. Groups like the Black Bourbon Society have formed to share an appreciation of the whiskey, despite the industry’s fraught history on matters of race....
19:39, 05/20/2019

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated w...
00:39, 05/28/2019

Are Americans benefiting from the strong economy? A Fed report raises questions Almost 4 in 10 people wouldn't be able to cover a $400 emergency, according to the Federal Reserve report that lays out the everyday concerns that worry U.S. households....
03:52, 05/24/2019

U.S. embassy in Israel: Americans should 'remain vigilant' for terror attacks The U.S. embassy in Israel warned Americans to be vigilant for terrorist attacks on the anniversary of the embassy's move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Gallup: Most Americans favor popular vote over Electoral College Most Americans would like to see the Constitution amended to change the way presidents are elected every four years -- doing away with the Electoral College and taking the winner of the popular vote, a new study says....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Dave Rubin: Americans should 'think about' their relationships with Facebook, other social media Americans need to think critically about their relationships with social media companies and how they affect their privacy, talk show host Dave Rubin said Tuesday night....
11:39, 06/05/2019

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days Miranda Schaup-Werner had just checked into her Bahia Grand Principe hotel, in the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macoris, and was taking pictures from her room balcony last Saturday when she......
08:52, 06/06/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Trump needs to go to California, remind Americans what a Dem-run state looks like Go west, President Trump!  That's what conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh advised Trump to do Tuesday, saying he should start appearing periodically in California to remind Americans about the failures of Democratic policies in Californi...
02:00, 06/12/2019